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Travel and Transport Panel

Staying active and getting around independently are important for everyone, particularly as we age, and getting around Plymouth shouldn't be a barrier to your independence. 

Within this section, you'll find information, advice, and support aimed at helping you live life to the fullest and get from A to B throughout Plymouth.

  • Walking aids, wheelchairs and mobility scooters: Whether you require a walking stick for added stability or a wheelchair or mobility scooter for longer distances, this section explores the different options available and where to find them.
  • Senior Railcard: If you enjoy exploring further afield, the Senior Railcard can help you save money on train travel throughout the UK. 
  • Free bus pass for concessionary travel: Many people qualify for a free bus pass, allowing for discounted or even free travel on local buses. 
  • Blue Badge Scheme: The Blue Badge scheme allows those with severe mobility limitations to park closer to their destinations. Learn about the eligibility criteria and how to apply for a Blue Badge.


View an A to Z Directory of planning a journey and accessibility-related groups and organisations


Walking aids, wheelchairs and mobility scooters

If you or someone you know has difficulty walking or getting around (mobility), a wheelchair, scooter or walking aid might help.

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Blue Badge scheme for disabled parking

A Blue Badge allows people with severe mobility problems caused by visible and non-visible disabilities to access goods and services, by allowing them to park closer to where they need to go.

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Free bus pass

You can apply for a bus pass for free travel when you reach the female State Pension age (whether you're a man or a woman), or if you have certain disabilities.

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Senior Railcard

With a Senior Railcard you can get 1/3 off rail fares to travel across Britain.

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